Official Guide to Edinburgh

Grassmarket

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Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh's historic old town, behind the castle, the Grassmarket neighbourhood is one of the most vibrant, picturesque and lively areas of the city. A paradise of independent merchants, designers and artisans, the Grassmarket is simply bursting with some of the best shopping Edinburgh has to offer. The area is well known for being home to some of the best restaurants in Edinburgh as well as some of the most animated and eclectic bars.

Open for Business in the Grassmarket

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While a large number of businesses are closed due to current Covid-19 restrictions, many essential shops are still open, with restricted opening hours and strict rules in place regarding collection.

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